Tuesday, January 23, 2018

title pic An Ivory Eyelet 1950s Dress

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on June 29, 2013

Vintage Butterick 6835 1950s Pattern Review Hello, Ladies! Last year I happened upon a charming vintage 1950s dress pattern (Butterick 6835).  It had a lovely curved seam at the bodice, tucks about the empire waistline, and a cute Peter Pan style collar.  (You may remember when I blogged about it here. )  So I bought […]

title pic First Ladies’ Gown Collection at the National History Museum

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on June 10, 2013

The First Ladies’ Gown Exhibit at the Smithsonian, Washington, D.C. On my recent costume trip to Washington, D.C., I spent some wonderful moments  at the National History Museum in my favorite exhibit of all – The First Ladies’ Gown exhibit!  Filled with inaugural ball gowns, sumptous dinner dresses, and stately suits, this magnificent collection of garments […]